Overall assessment of the EU Law of Geographical Indications (October 2018 - September 2021)

Andrea Zappalaglio


The project, led by Dr Zappalaglio in cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (Munich) aims at carrying out an overall empirical and comparative assessment of the nature, functioning and evolution of EU Geographical Indications - with a special emphasis on agricultural products and foodstuffs.


The New Russian Law on Geographical Indications: a critical assessment (2021) Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice (with Evgeniia Mikheeva) (https://doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jpab017); The Debate Between the European Parliament and the Commission on the Definition of Protected Designation of Origin: Why the Parliament Is Right, IIC 50, 5 (2019), 595 - 610 (https://doi.org/10.1007/s40319-019-00797-x) ; Sui Generis Geographical Indications for the Protection of Non-Agricultural Products in the EU: Can the Quality Schemes Fulfil the Task?, IIC - international review of intellectual property and competition law 51, 1 (2020), 31 - 69 ( with Flavia Guerrieri, Suelen Carls) (https://doi.org/10.1007/s40319-019-00890-1);

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